Basket of Knowledge - Kete Tuauri
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Design by David Trubridge Design.
There is a Maori creation myth in which the gods gave to humans three baskets containing the knowledge they needed to live on Earth. They hold the knowledge of the natural world (Kete Arounui), the spiritual world (Kete Tuaatea), and our rational world (Kete Tuauri). The knowledge needs to be in balance for us to live harmoniously on Earth.
Inspired by this story, The Basket of Knowledge - Kete Tuauri features an aluminum basket with rivets and a hand-sanded polycarbonate shroud that houses an energy efficient and long lasting LED spot light. These large scale, functional statement pieces were launched at Milan design week in 2009.
Ships assembled with a suspension wire.
Material(s): Polycarbonate, Aluminum
Dimensions: 32"D X 82.5"H
Lamp Type: LED
Bulbs: Low wattage LED light source
Manufacturer Specifications: Click to download specifications.
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David Trubridge Design is an internationally renowned company that designs and manufactures lighting and furniture. Based in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand which is known for its lifestyle, arts and wine-making. The designs are contemporary (but not trendy) and have a strong connection to nature and the sophisticated flavor of the South Pacific.
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